Sunday League: Precision beat Bull & Jacks
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Precision put in a dominant team performance to beat Premiership side Bull & Jacks 3-1 in the Challenge Cup.
The Seeds’ young wingers, Jack Woods and Jay Caines, caused problems for the opposition with the former scoring the first and setting up Dean Thompson, who scored the second from the penalty spot, for the third. Jacks’ reply came from Adam Drew.
Herts Intermediate Cup: Queens Head Sandridge put in an excellent result, defeating Bushey Bimmec 5-1 in the Herts Intermediate Cup. Chris Wickens and Adam Potter grabbed a brace each and Sam Ledger netted a single.
In a game dominated by defenders, and despite playing well, Phoenix lost 1-0 to The Rifle Volunteer.
Intermediate Cup: Blacksmiths Arms earned their semi-final place with a 3-2 win over Harpenden Colts OB. Arms went into the break a single goal ahead before adding another two at the start of the second half.
Colts pulled two goals back through Shirra and Barker but Arms held on. Blacksmiths’ scorers were Jason Blythe, Oli Franks and Aiden Golds.
Premier Division: Vision hammered Six Bells 8-2 with seven of their goals coming in the second half. Vision’s marksmen were Joel Norris (four), Adam Wallace (two), Michal Langton and Winston Taylor. Bells’ replay came from Ben Hutton and an own goal.
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AFC Rangers completed the double over Oaks with a 5-3 win. The goals came from Spencer Clarke-Mardel (two), Aaron King (two) and Jimmy Hill. Oaks’ strikes came from Harry Hunt (two) and Scott Sherman.
Division One: Wheathampstead Icarus and London Colney Cannon shared the spoils in a 3-3 draw. Icarus’ scorers were Adam Halford (two) and Paul Gabb. The Colney scorers were Dan Taylor (two) and John Starnes.
Division Two: Veer Dhara put in another good performance, taking their fourth point from Vision Res in a 3-0 victory with goals from Matthew Alderman, Christian Armah and Joe Geddes.
Herts Mauritian won their third game on the trot, defeating Phoenix Res 2-1 with goals from Peter Cuenta and Darren Cavaree. Phoenix’s goal came from Alistair Hill.
Division Three: Dukes toiled for 80 minutes against Radlett Village before making the breakthrough, Andres Burgos heading home a corner and Jordan Harp lobbing Radlett’s keeper for a 2-0 win.
Goals from Ali Bart, Andrew Saunders and Dave Hudson gave Marshalswick Rovers a 3-1 half-time lead against Colney Heath, who pulled one back from the penalty spot, which they didn’t relinquish.
Brookmans Park Res had a comfortable 7-0 win over Oaks Res to record their 14th straight win of the season. The goalscorers were Luke Watling (two), Joe Cullum (two), Dean Jarvis, Nick Steward and Pete Williamson.
Herts Athletic failed to move to the top of the table after losing 4-1 against Old Albanians. Scott Dalton claimed the visitors’ goal but they were forced to finish the game with nine players and struggled to make an impact in the second half.
St Albans Royals were three goals down inside 20 minutes against Wheathampstead ‘89, but clawed two goals back through Andy Killenger. Too many mistakes in the second half saw Royals let in three further goals to lose 6-2.
Division Four: Both Dan Gillespie and Sean Kidd scored their first goals of the season and Michael Sinnott added another for Camp KBK in a 3-1 win against Brookmans Park A. Oli Thomas scored for Park.
League leaders St Albans Rangers made it eight wins from eight games following their 3-2 win against White Horse. Top marksman Christy Torrens (two) and John Medlin scored the goals.
A great all round team performance saw a resurgent Phoenix A overcame The Snug Bar 7-1. Jamie McCann was the pick of the Phoenix side with four goals. Daniel Bozier (two) and Paul Head completed the tally.
Carl Webb put in another fine performance for Greenwood Park as they completed the double over AFC Mymms, winning 5-2. Nick Fanshaw (two), Matt West (two) and Matt Thorn scored the goals.
Division Five: Ross Ashcroft and Timmy Hossack secured a 2-1 win for Jersey Farm against Marquis of Granby, who had Dan Sinclair on target.
Wheathampstead Swan put six goals without reply past George Redbourn. Swan led 2-0 at half-time and added a third shortly after the break but the floodgates opened after Redbourn had two players sent off for dissent on the hour mark. On target for Swan were Alex Vaughan (three), Pete Hulland (two) and Simon Sankey.
The Ridge recorded a 5-1 victory against Harpenden Colts Res with Jai Want scoring a hat-trick and David Bailey netting a brace. George Calderara scored Colts’ goal.
Andrew Alsop was on the mark with two goals for Bricket Wood, but it was not enough to stop Bradmore Rovers winning 4-2.
White Horse Res recorded only their second league win of the season in a 2-1 success against Athletico Quat thanks to goals from Luke Ely and Chris. Ashlee Kissledo replied for Quat.
Fixtures (December 22): Challenge Cup round two: FC Potters Bar v Nicholas Breakspear OB.
Premier Division: AFC Rangers v Skew Bridge, Oaks v Harpenden Arms Ath.
Division One: London Colney Cannon v Phoenix, Nicholas Breakspear OB Reserves v Brookmans Park, Skew Bridge Reserves v PSV FC, Wheathampstead Icarus v Precision.
Division Two: Phoenix Reserves v AFC Welwyn, Vision Reserves v Herts Mauritians.
Division Three: Blacksmiths Arms v St Albans Royals, Marshalswick Rovers v Herts Athletic, Old Albanians v Brookmans Park Res, Radlett Village v Cottonmill, Colney Heath Rgrs v Oaks Res.
Division Four: AFC Mymms v Camp KBK, Harpenden Colts OB v Greenwood Park, Queens Head Sandridge Reserves v White Horse, St Albans Rangers v Phoenix ‘A’, The Snug Bar v St Albans IFC Res.
Division Five: Jersey Farm v The Ridge, Nicholas Breakspear OB 90 v Marquis of Granby, Stonewood v Bradmore Rovers, White Horse Reserves v Bricket Wood.